Del. Bob Marshall is one step away from a full-on run at the U.S. Senate. In anticipation of this run, D.J. McGuire (The Right-Wing Liberal) has made some compelling cases as to why he thinks Marshall can win against Mark Warner (or Julien Modica, should something crazy happen during the primaries), and how he can do it.
"How Bob Marshall Will Win" - Part I and Part II
He's actually convincing me to start throwing my support behind Marshall. I was getting pretty big on the idea of Chris Saxman running, but Saxman decided to bow out of a bid for John Warner's soon-to-be-open Senate seat.
Whoever runs for the GOP nomination will have to contend with former Governor Jim Gilmore at a party convention.